Eddy Tse, aka HKED was kind enough to answer of our questions for this Christmas special interview feature.Find out more about the man behind the watches.
We have previously reviewed the HKED version of the Seagull 1963 but now our Editor has got his hands on the “period correct” version. Here’s the lowdown.
In the 1960s, Chinese chronographs were almost exclusively imported, so China launched an initiative to produce timepieces itself – the Sea Gull company.
By order of the Chinese government, a national initiative was started in early 1955 to establish a watchmaking industry in the north of the country. The Wuxing would prove to be the humble beginning of what today is probably the largest mechanical watch enterprise in the world.
Over the coming months we will be serialising some of the articles from our sister site Seagull1963.co.uk. This month we cover the history of watch-making in China
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